Oliver Parker

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Oliver Parker (born 6 September 1960) is an English film director. Parker was born in London, the son of Lady Gillian, a writer and GP, and Sir Peter Parker, a railway executive. His brother is actor Nathaniel Parker. Description above from the Wikipedia article Oliver Parker, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Hellraiser (1987)

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An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Barker
CAST:  Andrew Robinson  •  Clare Higgins  •  Ashley Laurence  •  Sean Chapman

An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover while the demonic cenobites are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Barker
CAST:  Andrew Robinson  •  Clare Higgins  •  Ashley Laurence  •  Sean Chapman

An Ideal Husband (1999)

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Minnie Driver  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julianne Moore

Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs Cheveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Cate Blanchett  •  Minnie Driver  •  Rupert Everett  •  Julianne Moore

Nightbreed (1990)

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Barker
CAST:  Craig Sheffer  •  Anne Bobby  •  David Cronenberg  •  Charles Haid

A troubled young man is drawn to a mythical place called Midian where a variety of monsters are hiding from humanity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Clive Barker
CAST:  Craig Sheffer  •  Anne Bobby  •  David Cronenberg  •  Charles Haid

Othello (1995)

The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Irène Jacob  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  Nathaniel Parker

The evil Iago pretends to be friend of Othello in order to manipulate him to serve his own end in the film version of this Shakespeare classic.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Irène Jacob  •  Kenneth Branagh  •  Nathaniel Parker

The Importance of Being Earnest (2002)

Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Colin Firth  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Judi Dench

Two young gentlemen living in 1890s England use the same pseudonym ("Ernest") on the sly, which is fine until they both fall in love with women using that name, which leads to a comedy of mistaken identities...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Colin Firth  •  Reese Witherspoon  •  Judi Dench

Nuns on the Run (1990)

Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but when their escape doesn't go to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Camille Coduri  •  Janet Suzman

Brian and Charlie work for a gangster. When the boss learns they want to "leave" he sets them up to be killed, after they help rob the local Triads of their drug dealing profits. B&C decide to steal the money for themselves, but when their escape doesn't go to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jonathan Lynn
CAST:  Eric Idle  •  Robbie Coltrane  •  Camille Coduri  •  Janet Suzman

Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)

Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, and Kirsty must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Randel
CAST:  Clare Higgins  •  Ashley Laurence  •  Kenneth Cranham  •  Imogen Boorman

Doctor Channard is sent a new patient, a girl warning of the terrible creatures that have destroyed her family, Cenobites who offer the most intense sensations of pleasure and pain. But Channard has been searching for the doorway to Hell for years, and Kirsty must ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Randel
CAST:  Clare Higgins  •  Ashley Laurence  •  Kenneth Cranham  •  Imogen Boorman

The Private Life of Samuel Pepys (2003)

The Private Life of Samuel Pepys is a 2003 British comedy television film directed by Oliver Parker and starring Steve Coogan, Lou Doillon and Nathaniel Parker. It portrayed the historical diarist Samuel Pepys. It was aired on BBC2 on 16 December 2003, drawing an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Lou Doillon  •  Alex Hassell  •  Andy Linden

The Private Life of Samuel Pepys is a 2003 British comedy television film directed by Oliver Parker and starring Steve Coogan, Lou Doillon and Nathaniel Parker. It portrayed the historical diarist Samuel Pepys. It was aired on BBC2 on 16 December 2003, drawing an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  Lou Doillon  •  Alex Hassell  •  Andy Linden

Johnny English Reborn (2011)

The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on Johnny English to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Dominic West  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Rosamund Pike

The most prominent heads of state in the world begin gathering for a conference that could have a major impact on global politics. When MI-7 receives word that the Chinese premier has become the target of some high-powered killers, it falls on Johnny English to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Rowan Atkinson  •  Dominic West  •  Gillian Anderson  •  Rosamund Pike

Dorian Gray (2009)

Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton, handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray becomes obsessed with maintaining his youthful appearance, and commissions a special portrait that will weather the winds of time while he remains forever young. When Gray's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Ben Barnes  •  Rebecca Hall  •  Emilia Fox

Seduced into the decadent world of Lord Henry Wotton, handsome young aristocrat Dorian Gray becomes obsessed with maintaining his youthful appearance, and commissions a special portrait that will weather the winds of time while he remains forever young. When Gray's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Colin Firth  •  Ben Barnes  •  Rebecca Hall  •  Emilia Fox

St Trinian's 2: The Legend of Fritton's Gold (2009)

The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker  •  Barnaby Thompson
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  David Tennant  •  Colin Firth  •  Gemma Arterton

The girls of St. Trinians are on the hunt for buried treasure after discovering headmistress Miss Fritton is related to a famous pirate.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker  •  Barnaby Thompson
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  David Tennant  •  Colin Firth  •  Gemma Arterton

Zoe (2001)

Three runaway girls hijack a car.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deborah Attoinese
CAST:  Vanessa Zima  •  Stephi Lineburg  •  Jenny Seagrove  •  Victoria Davis

Three runaway girls hijack a car.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deborah Attoinese
CAST:  Vanessa Zima  •  Stephi Lineburg  •  Jenny Seagrove  •  Victoria Davis

Fade to Black (2006)

Still reeling from the painful breakup of his marriage to screen siren Rita Hayworth, filmmaker Orson Welles makes his way to Rome, where he gets pulled into a tangled political plot involving murder and mysterious motives. A beautiful actress proves a tempting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Diego Luna  •  Paz Vega  •  Christopher Walken

Still reeling from the painful breakup of his marriage to screen siren Rita Hayworth, filmmaker Orson Welles makes his way to Rome, where he gets pulled into a tangled political plot involving murder and mysterious motives. A beautiful actress proves a tempting ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Danny Huston  •  Diego Luna  •  Paz Vega  •  Christopher Walken

Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II (2015)

Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a feature length documentary uncovering the history and the making of Clive Barker's Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II films.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin McDonagh
CAST:  Doug Bradley  •  Clare Higgins  •  Christopher Figg  •  Simon Bamford

Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II is a feature length documentary uncovering the history and the making of Clive Barker's Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II films.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin McDonagh
CAST:  Doug Bradley  •  Clare Higgins  •  Christopher Figg  •  Simon Bamford

St. Trinian's (2007)

When their beloved school is threatened with closure should the powers that be fail to raise the proper funds, the girls scheme to steal a priceless painting and use the profits to pull St. Trinian's out of the red.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker  •  Barnaby Thompson
CAST:  Talulah Riley  •  Rupert Everett  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Colin Firth

When their beloved school is threatened with closure should the powers that be fail to raise the proper funds, the girls scheme to steal a priceless painting and use the profits to pull St. Trinian's out of the red.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker  •  Barnaby Thompson
CAST:  Talulah Riley  •  Rupert Everett  •  Gemma Arterton  •  Colin Firth

I Really Hate My Job (2007)

'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the story of an evening in a café ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Neve Campbell  •  Shirley Henderson  •  Alexandra Maria Lara  •  Oana Pellea

'Every day is another day closer to the day I'll never have to do this again.' Five women, one restaurant, one night, one birthday, one breakdown. Then the phone rings. A famous actor is coming for dinner. I Really Hate My Job is the story of an evening in a café ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Neve Campbell  •  Shirley Henderson  •  Alexandra Maria Lara  •  Oana Pellea

Swimming with Men (2018)

A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Rob Brydon  •  Jane Horrocks  •  Rupert Graves  •  Charlotte Riley

A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Rob Brydon  •  Jane Horrocks  •  Rupert Graves  •  Charlotte Riley

Shepherd on the Rock (1993)

A developer tries to take over a Scottish shepherd's land.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Keen
CAST:  Bernard Hill  •  Doug Bradley  •  Betsy Brantley  •  Oliver Parker

A developer tries to take over a Scottish shepherd's land.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Keen
CAST:  Bernard Hill  •  Doug Bradley  •  Betsy Brantley  •  Oliver Parker

The Big Game (1995)

Jimmy Harper (Gary Webster) loves to gamble and enjoys enough success to bring him to the attention of a group of men who play for big money. Soon Jimmy decides to change his name to James Harper, to reflect his increased importance, and seeks a way out of his job ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Keen
CAST:  Gary Webster  •  Emma Wray  •  Mark McKenna  •  Chris Jury

Jimmy Harper (Gary Webster) loves to gamble and enjoys enough success to bring him to the attention of a group of men who play for big money. Soon Jimmy decides to change his name to James Harper, to reflect his increased importance, and seeks a way out of his job ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Keen
CAST:  Gary Webster  •  Emma Wray  •  Mark McKenna  •  Chris Jury

Dad's Army (2016)

A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Bill Nighy  •  Michael Gambon  •  Toby Jones

A cinema remake of the classic sitcom Dad's Army (1968). The Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Oliver Parker
CAST:  Catherine Zeta-Jones  •  Bill Nighy  •  Michael Gambon  •  Toby Jones